Brothers accused of breaking into military surplus store

ricardo and matthew buchanan-ruiz

DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WIVB) – After a lengthy investigation, Dunkirk Police have charged two brothers with breaking into a military surplus store.

Investigators say Matthew and Ricardo Buchanan-Ruiz broke into Old Sarge’s Drop Zone on Central Avenue on May 14. Both are charged with third degree burglary and third degree grand larceny.

Matthew is being held in the Chautauqua County Jail on $60,000 bail, while his brother is being held in the jail on $40,000 bail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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